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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, October 22, 2012 at 07:16:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 52%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 22, 2012 at 07:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 14' South, Longitude: 162° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.89 meters/second, 1554.8 km/hour, 966.1 miles/hour or 839.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.10 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 28' 21.7"965.93 miwest0° 08' 36.0"9.86 minorth966.31 mi
24 hours12° 17' 50.5"820.79 mieast3° 45' 04.2"257.87 minorth866.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleMon 6:16 PM526 km327 miles284 nmEast E
HoniaraMon 6:16 PM691 km429 miles373 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaMon 6:16 PM701 km435 miles378 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaMon 6:16 PM893 km555 miles482 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GizoMon 6:16 PM987 km613 miles533 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneMon 5:16 PM1659 km1031 miles896 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenMon 7:16 PM1704 km1059 miles920 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Mon 8:16 PM1750 km1088 miles945 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyMon 5:16 PM1761 km1095 miles951 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsMon 5:16 PM1776 km1103 miles959 nmWest W

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